Martinko et al v. Whitmer Featured Case

Plaintiffs sued Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer alleging that her executive order that closed non-essential businesses and forbade travel to second homes and vacation properties violated the Takings Clause. Additionally, plaintiffs allege that the prohibition on gathering with people outside of a single household interfered with their right to associate with their friends, family and significant others.

Plaintiff: Contender's Tree and Lawn Specialists, Inc., Steve Martinko, Wendy Lackomar, Jerry Frost and Michael Lackomar
Defendant: Gretchen Whitmer
Case Number: 2:2020cv10931
Filed: April 14, 2020
Court: US District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
Presiding Judge: Bernard A Friedman
Referring Judge: Michael J Hluchaniuk
Nature of Suit: Constitutional - State Statute
Cause of Action: 28:1331
Jury Demanded By: Plaintiff
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Date Filed Document Text
April 14, 2020 A United States Magistrate Judge of this Court is available to conduct all proceedings in this civil action in accordance with 28 U.S.C. 636c and FRCP 73. The Notice, Consent, and Reference of a Civil Action to a Magistrate Judge form is available for download at #http://www.mied.uscourts.gov (SKra)
April 14, 2020 A United States Magistrate Judge of this Court is available to conduct all proceedings in this civil action in accordance with 28 U.S.C. 636c and FRCP 73. The Notice, Consent, and Reference of a Civil Action to a Magistrate Judge form is available for download at http://www.mied.uscourts.gov (SKra)
April 14, 2020 Filing 2 SUMMONS Issued for *Gretchen Whitmer* (SKra)
April 14, 2020 Filing 1 COMPLAINT filed by All Plaintiffs against Gretchen Whitmer with Jury Demand. Plaintiff requests summons issued. Receipt No: AMIEDC-7739870 - Fee: $ 400. County of 1st Plaintiff: Oakland - County Where Action Arose: State of Michigan - County of 1st Defendant: Ingham. [Previously dismissed case: No] [Possible companion case(s): None] (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit, # 2 Exhibit) (Helm, David)

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Plaintiff: Contender's Tree and Lawn Specialists, Inc.
Represented By: David C. Helm
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Plaintiff: Steve Martinko
Represented By: David C. Helm
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Plaintiff: Wendy Lackomar
Represented By: David C. Helm
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Plaintiff: Jerry Frost
Represented By: David C. Helm
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Plaintiff: Michael Lackomar
Represented By: David C. Helm
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Defendant: Gretchen Whitmer
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